Profiteering traders fined Rs 50K in Ganderbal

The court of Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum- Adjudicating Officer Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari under the Food Safety Act on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on a number of traders for violating the Food Safety and Standards Act-2006.

The ADC warned all the stake holders who are involved with food business to desist such practices in future and directed the concerned authorities to conduct market checking on daily basis to monitor whether hygienic and quality food is made available to the general public.

“We have imposed fine of nearly fifty thousand rupees to various business operators for violating food safety standard act,” the ADC told Greater Kashmir, adding that the fine was imposed while deciding several cases lodged before the said court in last few months.

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